Chocolate and Coffee Mousse Cake

    Chocolate and Coffee Mousse Cake

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    This is a great chocolate mousse cake that has a slight taste of coffee, it makes a rich chocolate dessert that is a favourite in our house.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 16 

    • 1 cup (220g) white sugar
    • 250g butter
    • 1 cup (250ml) water
    • 1 teaspoon instant coffee
    • 500g dark cooking chocolate
    • 8 eggs
    • 1/2 cup (125ml) thickened cream
    • 1 tablespoon icing sugar

    Directions
    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Extra time:4hours chilling  ›  Ready in:5hours 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease one 22cm springform pan.
    2. Heat white sugar, butter, water, coffee and chocolate in a saucepan over low heat stirring constantly until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth; remove from heat.
    3. Beat in the eggs and pour into the prepared pan. Batter is very thin. If side and bottom of pan do not fit tightly then line the pan with foil.
    4. Bake at 180 degrees C until a wooden skewer inserted in centre comes out clean; about 45 to 50 minutes. Cool completely then remove sides of pan. Cover cake with plastic wrap and refrigerate until chilled; at least 4 hours.
    5. Remove plastic wrap. Whisk the cream and icing sugar in a chilled bowl until stiff. Garnish top of cake with whipped cream and if desired whole almonds. Refrigerate any remaining cake.

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